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Pivac would consider Wales job

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    22 Dec 2017     Getty Images

Pivac has been mentioned along with former Chiefs coach Dave Rennie, now with Glasgow, and Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd, as prospective considerations for the role to replace Warren Gatland after the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Pivac's Scarlets team won the PRO12 title last season and he had been linked as a possible contender to coach Northampton in the Premiership but he dismissed that option.

"I have just re-signed with the Scarlets so I am not going anywhere and I haven't spoken with Northampton, I have no intentions of speaking to Northampton," he told walesonline.co.uk.

"I am loving my work here. The reason why I re-signed for the Scarlets is because I enjoy coming into work every day. We have worked hard to create this environment, it is a good environment," he said.

Pivac said opportunities did come along occasionally where players or coaches could earn more money but there also had to be consideration to enjoying what you do.

"I feel I am in a privileged position in that I love getting up and coming to work. Sometimes it is hard to jump in the car and go home. That is how much fun we have here.

"It was an easy decision for me to re-sign, I am happy with that and I am committed here for the next couple of years," he said.

Speaking to the Wales position Pivac said he had enjoyed being part of preparing Fiji for the 2007 Rugby World Cup and it would be nice to be involved in something similar again.

"But it is all about timing and for me I am still learning as a coach.

"If the opportunity in Wales I would certainly look at that very seriously because I consider myself now a part of Welsh rugby. I have been here three and a half years and will be for another couple of years.

"If the opportunity came, yeah, I would probably love it.

"Obviously, you have got to keep getting results and keep doing well," he said.

"As I say, it is all about timing. At the moment things are going well, but we can't take our foot off the throat here, because every other coach is doing the same. It doesn't get any easier," he said.